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I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Las Vegas are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. Read more ›

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HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Las Vegas, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as you can be. While you have probably heard of the human papillomavirus and oral cancer, most people don’t know that they are linked. Here is some information from Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Richard Nelson, Dr. Tom Lawler, and Dr. Rich Cannon about the topic. If you have any questions, please feel free to give Wagner Dental a call. Read more ›

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How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

Every Las Vegas parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so quickly that some people are led believe they don’t have an impact on a child’s dental health later in life. Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler and Dr. Richard Nelson want you to know that that couldn’t be further from the truth! At Wagner Dental, we are committed to giving our community access to reliable information on dental care, so here are the facts about why baby teeth matter. Read more ›

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4 Facts about Dental Implants

Many Las Vegas residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Ron Wagner, Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler & Dr. Richard Nelson would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, don’t hesitate to give us at Wagner Dental a call. Read more ›

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Are You Singing the Toothache Blues?

Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients at Wagner Dental, we don’t want any Las Vegas residents to have to undergo dental procedures that could have been avoided. A toothache can be a sign of a much more serious problem that should be addressed immediately, but there are a few things you can do at home, in the meantime, to get temporary relief from toothache pain. Read more ›

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How Dental Night Guards Can Help You

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards in Las Vegas for protection during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing – but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms simply by wearing a specially-designed mouth guard at night. Dr. Ron Wagner, Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler & Dr. Richard Nelson have helped many Las Vegas residents improve their quality of life with night guards. Our team at Wagner Dental invites you to come visit us today to find out more. Read more ›

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Why Wisdom Teeth are Not So Wise

Most Las Vegas folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Ron Wagner, Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler, & Dr. Richard Nelson have just shown you an X-Ray with the infamous third molars creeping into view. It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely hear people talking about the reasons for getting rid of wisdom teeth. Today, we at Wagner Dental are going to explain what wisdom teeth are, why they don’t deserve to stay in your mouth, and how we can help! As always, feel free to call us with any questions or concerns. Read more ›

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Candy Buy Back for Operation Gratitude

Halloween is every dentist’s worst nightmare. The sheer volume of sticky, chewy, sweet treats consumed is a recipe for tooth decay and cavities. We’re not saying you shouldn’t have ANY candy, but you should know when enough is enough.

If you have any extra or leftover Halloween candy, you can bring it in to our office at Wagner Dental for our Candy Buy Back on November 1st and we’ll give you a dollar for every pound donated. And most importantly, you can feel good about bringing joy to someone who deserves it. All candy collected will be donated to Operation Gratitude, and sent to our honorable service men and women overseas.

Every year, Operation Gratitude sends 250,000+ care packages filled with snacks, entertainment, hygiene products, handmade items, and personal letters of appreciation to New Recruits, Veterans, First Responders, U.S. Service Members overseas, and Wounded Heroes and their caregivers.

“Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of our First Responder, Active Duty, and Veteran communities. We also seek to provide volunteer opportunities for all Americans to express their appreciation of these heroes.”

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Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done?

For some of us, it’s nostalgic to remember having a frozen treat after the dentist as kids, or attempting to say such bouncy words as “baby” with a numb jaw. However—depending on how extensive your dental work is—you will need to be cautious of what you consume in the days following major dental work. And milkshakes will only get you so far in recovery, anyway. Read more ›

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Updating your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you might think of your general health and your dental health as two separate categories, they are much more connected than the average Las Vegas resident would suspect. Just like the information you provide to your doctor helps him/her keep your health in good shape, Dr. Ron Wagner, Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler, & Dr. Richard Nelson depend on your input for optimum dental health. We at Wagner Dental like to go above and beyond for our Las Vegas patients, but we need your help to make sure you get the quality dental care you deserve. Here are a few reasons why:

The average Las Vegas resident might not think to mention to their dentist what’s going on with their physical health, but you’d be surprised how much that information can make a difference in your oral care. Dr. Ron Wagner, Dr. Kent Wagner, Dr. Rich Cannon, Dr. Tom Lawler, & Dr. Richard Nelson need to be able to see the whole picture so that we can keep your teeth healthy and beautiful.

Diabetes and Dental Health

750,000 Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. However, few diabetes sufferers know the full extent of the disorder’s effect on your teeth. If you have diabetes, you are much more likely to develop: Read more ›

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